Joan Mitchell Center

Lorna Williams

Emerging AIR
Sculptor
New Orleans, LA
September 11 – December 15
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Lorna Williams was born in 1986 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She received her BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2010. She studied at New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia. In 2009, she attended the Norfolk Program at Yale University. Her work has been exhibited at the Studio Museum Harlem, Harlem, NY; Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA; and University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. Williams’ work has been reviewed in The Wall Street Journal, Art in America, The New York Times, FLATT, Boston Magazine, Concierge Magazine, and The Boston Globe, among others. She was the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions including Presidential Scholars Program Semifinalist, ARTS Recognition Finalist, National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts Finalist, Art and Change Grantee of the Leeway Foundation, Ellen Battell Stockel Fellowship Recipient. Her work is included in the collection of 21C Museum, The Pizzuti Collection and Wellington Management. Williams lives and works in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Ouroboros

Ouroboros

2013, mixed media, 88 x 60 x 13 inches 

Ouroboros

Ouroboros

(detail), 2013, mixed media, 88 x 60 x 13 inches

 ro-mer‐ee's plumage

ro-mer‐ee's plumage

2012, mixed media, 70 x 54 x 39 inches

threefold

threefold

2012, mixed media, 55 x 22 x 104 inches

threefold

threefold

middle panel), 2012, mixed media, 55 x 22 x 104 inches 

foresight

foresight

2011, mixed media, 21 x 21.5 x 21 inches

held, djet

held, djet

2013, mixed media, 45 x 61 x 61 inches 

Cleave(d)

Cleave(d)

2015, mixed media, 30 x 13 x 9 inches